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% blame congress and republicans. >> this say the long running down turn is forcing big fundamentals in how americans live. 54% of americans say they have had to change their lifestyle in a big way. someone in the household or close friend or family member has been laid off in the last year. 82% of marines say they areing a difficult time finding a job in their area. we wanted to know how it affected you. we invite you to record a video dairy and then upload it to u report or e-mail it to ureport to us and we may be coming out to tell your story. >> a democratic congressman is resigning in the growing sex skeanld. david wu of oregon made the announcement. yesterday nancy pelosi called for an ethics investigation after accusations by wu had a sexual encounter with an 18-year-old woman. he said he wouldn't step down but the well-being of his children come first so he'll resign. >>> just ahead, mcdonald's menu make over. how happy meal will get healthier. michelle obama weighs in on the changes. >> first i couldn't go to sleep. wide with awake. >> 49ers are back to work but they will re
this morning involving a big rig and a ucsf shuttle bus. that happened around 6:20. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. one person was killed and three others injured. the crash happened and octavia and oak. nick? >> reporter: good morning, more than four and a half hours after a klilgs disrupted the early morning commute, pa parts of octavia and oak remain closed. >> to be a pedestrian in this area and driving is dangerous. >> an early morning commute turned deadly in san francisco when this 18-wheeler collided with a sum csf shuttle van. >> there was a passenger that was ejected and landed underneath the vehicle and was fatally injured. >> they were headed north on octavia but it's not clear which driver is at fault. >> there is no indication there was any alcohol involved. >> the driver of the 15 passenger vehicle was one of three injured and taken to area hospitals with complaints of pain but no life-threatening injuries. residents of this neighborhood are frustrated and say accidents here are common. >> i called city hall, the whole neighborhood has called city hal
valleys. 79 in antioch. still low 60s along the coast. half moon bay, 61. big story is how much warmer it is than yesterday. 2 degrees in fremont. 8 in livermore. we don't have much of a wind. that free air-conditioning is not around. 8 miles an hour winds at half moon bay. rest of us, check out the warming trend, santa rosa, 95 by sunday. 84 in oakland, san jose, concord and redwood city all in the 90s by sunday when the heat peaks. we'll talk about the potential for poor air quality in a minute. >>> still ahead, a bay area social gaming company hopes to be the next big thing on wall street. a bombshell in a high profile sexual assault case. new details on the hotel maid. and fast food restaurants is more than burgers and fries new menu >>> the former head of the imf walked out of court free without bail this morning after a bombshell that could cripple the sexual assault case against them. prosecutors have reasons to not fully trust the hotel maid of her accusations of rape. >> dominique strauss-kahn walked out of court free on his own recognizance. they h
taken to the hospital but no one was seriously injured. >>> big nature for fireworks. both legal and illegal. this ace live picture over oakland from sky 7 hd and we have seen what appears to be some illegal fireworks and various parts of the city. meanwhile some 200,000 people are expected to flock to san francisco waterfront for the big fireworks show there. big event set for 9:30 in. if thomas is there live on the ground at the embarcadero what does it look like? >>reporter: looks packed down here. we are at the awe acquatic park. thousands of people filled the park waiting for the fireworks that start in about 20 minutes and good news is that this sky is clear so should be spectacular show. as the sunny temperature drops and grounds are jam packed with people enjoying music and each other waiting for the firework fireworks. local resident are all wrapped up knowing how fickle the temperatures can be here in july. but the temperature dropped to san diego by surprise. >> i wore a jacket and it's not enough. so i am investing in the economy and i have a style sweatshi
beat the french team 3-1 in the world sock are cup match. the incredible drama playing out on the big screen tv. amy hollyfield was there to watch the, site. and joins us with more. >> the crowd was on the feet when the goals were scored but now everyone seems to be focused on the finals. a dedicated crowd. it's very cold here at civic center plaza but those here can't watch say they can't imagine watching it anyplace else. this crowd was larger than the one over the weekend. u.s.a. fever appears to be spreading. >> it's very exciting to be out. enjoying soccer with friends. >> it's so fun and then you see it. you are like, i could do that. i just like it. >> we can't control the weather but soccer is an international game and this is an international city and the opportunity to celebrate women's sports and do something is free it's totally worth it. >> it was the game against brazil that took everyone's breath away 5-3. it all came down to the penalty kick. today looked almost easy they took france away 3-1. they the screen will keep up and screen for sunday's final game the u.s.a. w
francisco. big spread from sausalito at 70. santa rosa at 82. to ukiah near hundred degrees today. 68 in monterey and sunshine and mid-80s around santa cruz to low to mid 90s. big game at the coliseum, not only are the twins in town but fireworks tonight. mostly clear, 65 dropping down to 60 by the time the fireworks blast off. tonight you can see the clouds around the bay, the coast and north bay like it was this morning with mid to upper 50s, even a 62 in antioch. jetstream is well to the north. we're going watch high pressure to our south push the warm weather through the central valley and into the east bay valleys. it's because we still have a sea breeze during the weekend, looks like most of us will stay relatively mild. the closer you get to the central valley warmest it's going to be. heading up to tahoe or yosemite, chance of thunderstorms not only today but through the weekend. >> seven-day forecast, note those temperatures inland, flirlgt with 90 and upper 70s around the bay and low to mid-50s around the coast. >>> thanks, mike. >>> a panel of medical experts is now saying
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cisco on big economy is not of major concern. the concern is to redeploy the talent as quickly as possible. >> market research firm glacier and company made headlines today with with this report. it predicts cisco global work force of more than 73,000 will be cut by 5000. 1,000 positions early retirement packages and another 4000 through layoffs. saving the company a total of 1 billion dollars a year. glacier analyst brian marshall says while it's a difficult decision to make in our view it is required in order to maintain the competitiveness of cisco going forward. company ceo john chambers already taking notable steps this year to restructure the networking giant. video cam operation are gone. consumer business realign and management forces are being reorganized. if the latest round of local layoffs goes above 1,000, it could have an impact on county wide unemployment numbers. >> combine this lay off with the the city and county lay off that have happened recently. i mean, tl those were good solid jobs and if they go away, officials cisco dominant player in network sw
. >> it was just natural. no big deal. just doing my duty that's all. >>reporter: the flight eventually did make it here to sfo but without the pilot. he is resting back in florida. the 2 men who were arrested face federal charges of assault and battery. is the sfo abc 7 news. >> federal appeals court today upheld oakland so-called bubble law which prevents protestors from getting within 8 feet of abortion clinics. same time the court also ordered the city to revise the policy of policing those protestors. court found that oakland made a mistake when it let supporters offer words of encouragement to women entering the clinic but banned an opponent who was trying to prevent patients from having abortions. >>> measure that would have made male sirj siltion legal in san francisco stricken today from the november ballot. superior court judge ruled that state law bars municipality from banning recognized medical procedures. she finalize her ruling after last minute arguments today by an attorney for the people behind the ballot measure who say they may appeal. >>> big surprise for one family in a
is where the control is for many of the organizations. you gawk a very big organization. >>reporter: this man talked exclusively with the center for investigative reporting and kqed. arrested now cooperate with law enforcement. told us how the grow sites work. >> it is my responsibility to buy fertilizer. food. go to the people in the mountain. >>reporter: he's a man they call a lunch man. he works as kind of foreman who manages the site. frequently they run several sites at the same time. >> i have known other people who have had one lunch for 8 or 10 pot grow but other people have 25 or 30 pot grow. >>reporter: he says he works for a.b.'s who provides the money to fund the grow operation. those bosses run the businesses like independent franchises. but they aren't big enough to distribute the drugs all by themselves. so they rely on the cartel. >> all mexican cartel have people here. family. cartel from juarez, they all have people in the united states. >>reporter: cartel distribute california marijuana and other drugs all over the united states. cartel know what t
night did some damage and really created a big mess in many areas. we caught illegal displays in the sky over oakland last night. fairly elaborate displays, too. cecelia spoke with resident in berkeley who had fireworks going off all around them laste around the corner illegal fireworks weren't so kind. this vacate apartment apartment building wept up in flames. fire investigators have no doubt about what caused it. >> berkeley had their fireworks last night. we would have encouraged our residents and community. >>reporter: east oakland this also torched. fire investigators are looking into whether smoldering illegal fireworks are to blame. fourth of july fireworks spectacular. lighting up the skies like big budget professional shows. only there weren't any professionals around for the illegal displays. >> literally explodes and like all around. >>reporter: sign of how explosive the problem is, this drop-off barrel at fire station in east oakland practically empty. just around the corner a street littered with remains of neighborhood fireworks show. fireworks in this nei
:00 this morning. >> when we that l flew in we saw she was clinging to it. that was big surprise because we saw the board first. she looks to be in really good condition and good spirits. >> she said she knew she was being looked for and she was ready to get home. >> there is a good chance that rescuers passed over her during night because of the darkness would have made it tough to see her. this is the second flight crew to search. this scene launched at 2:30 this morning, when the fog cleared and daylight hit it made all the difference. when they finally did recover her, 13 hours later, all the rescuers had the they amount of relief. >> everyone was really excited and kind of disbelief. she did a great job. i was really surprised how good a shape she was. >> they took her to an ambulance over at sfo where paramedics checked her out and determined she was fine and told her she could go home. officers went on and on she had a good life jacket and good west suit. if you want to make a moment out of this, she could have been using strobe lights, they would have found her sooner but overall, it's
a challenge. >> i am still pushing pl for us to achieve a big deal. >>reporter: come up next. local tea party weighs in on the debt crisis in washington. the as congress starts to look like a wheel of fortune. >> plus hiding in plain sight. continued black netting and open space how authorities finally found a massive marijuana plantation. >> also tonight after all of the rally. united states lends a hand and now the lybian rebel may not be called rebel much longer. another half hour of may not be called rebel much longer. anoi want to crushof more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. are. >> good evening once again. thanks for joining us. we begin this half hour with remarkable drama unfolding
on the news at 9:00. coming up, a backlash against blight. local banks get the blame for the big messes left behind in san jose's foreclosure crisis. the looming deadline on lifting the debt ceiling. who is telling the truth and who is stretching it? an abc 7 news fact check. >>> i'm spencer christian. summer heat has arrived in the bay area and will take up residence for awhile. details in the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> plus, the dog that glows in the dark. does it hold the >>> in san jose today some angry people made an unusual bank betossity. instead of money their bags were loaded with trash. david louie reports on a protest over vacant foreclosed homes that have become dumping grounds. >> residents say they are fed up. some live here on sinbad avenue where foreclosed homes owned by banks become dumping grounds for trash. >> we had a lot of garbage and that makes the properties go down in prices and it is not fair for the people who live next to them. >> reporter: members of alliance for citizens of california bagged up the trash and delivered it to a branch of wells fargo bank,
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